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Key

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1689-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt brass, pierced and engraved

  • Museum number:

    2314-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114b, case 7

Key of guilt brass, pierced and engraved, the bow formed of an open-work cipher of William and Mary and a crown, made in England, 1689-90.

Physical description

Key of gilt brass, pierced and engraved, with the bow formed of an open-worked cipher of William amd Mary and a crown.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1689-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt brass, pierced and engraved

Dimensions

Length: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Key of gilt brass, pierced and engraved, with the cipher of William and Mary, made in England, 1689-90.

Labels and date

20. KEY, gilt brass, pierced and engraved, England; c. 1689-94

With the crowned monogram of King William III and Queen Mary (1689-94).

Museum No. 2314-1855 [07/1994]

Materials

Brass

Techniques

Gilding; Piercing; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Monograms

Categories

Household objects; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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